Sometimes you just need a bag to throw your gear in and get going. That’s exactly what the WHARF Army Duck Canvas Duffel ($119) is for. Hand cut and sewn in Rhode Island, this duffel is made from 10oz water-repellant army duck cotton canvas, with two exterior pockets and heavy-duty cotton straps. You can beat it up all day long, and it will never let you down.
Need a good bag for the weekends? We recommend The Weekender Bag ($95) by Everlane (perhaps that’s where the name came from?). It has a durable canvas body with an outside compartment, a structured base, waterproof nylon interior, and an inside zipper pocket. The 12″ leather strap can go in hand or over the shoulder just as easily, so you won’t look like a goof when your bag gets a bit heavy.
Stuffing your gym clothes in your computer bag can make for a bulky presentation. Consider adding an extra bag to your daily commute with the Mackinac Commuter Duffel ($95) by Hudson Sutler. This commuter bag comes equipped with internal and external zippered pockets, silver nickel hardware, a red and white gingham liner, contrast stitching, and a rust-proof zipper to prevent it from getting stuck. Proudly made right here in the US of A.
Apparently the people at Threadless have found the “i” in “team”, so they made a duffel bag to commemorate their discovery. The i in Team Duffel ($49) is made from durable ripstop Codura fabric and YKK zippers keep water out. It’s big enough to fit two soccer balls and a pair of cleats, and it has an internal pocket to keep your smelly socks separated. Just make sure your teammates see it when you get to your next pickup soccer game, Ronaldo.
Say hello to the Walton Duffel ($100), Herschel Supply’s newest addition to its outstanding line of carryology. It’s a larger duffel with exposed metal zippers, leather detailing, external pockets, and a shoe compartment so your sneakers won’t stink up your weekend wardrobe.
Our friends at Selectism have teamed up with the travel accessory masters at Tumi to give us the Tumi + Selectism Duffle Bag ($495). This 4-in-1 duffle has an adjustable removable shoulder strap and top webbing carrying handles with double snap closer leather grip, initial i.d. patch, removable exterior pockets, hidden zip pockets, removable tote, and a contrast interior stamped with the Selectism logo. The canvas is nylon/polyester with 100% leather trim.
When you are traveling hard, you need a good duffel bag that will stand up to the abuse you put it through. The Topo Designs Duffel ($129) brings functionality to classic style by combining a simple design with quality materials. It’s made from ultra durable 1000d Cordura, with natural leather hash tabs and handle. So the next time you are adventuring throughout Southeast Asia, or even just visiting the in-laws in Minneapolis, you will know your goods are safe.
90% duffle bag, 10% backpack, 100% awesome name. The Duffaluffagus ($80) by Poler is a classic duffle bag big enough to fit a whole week’s worth of goods. Carry it like a normal duffle, wear it as a backpack, or strap your skateboard to the bottom and pull it behind you. The Duffaluffagus doesn’t care how you use it, just that you use it.
Straight from the Paul Rodriguez Signature Collection, this Incase Duffel Bag ($149.95) was designed with skateboarders in mind. Features include weather-resistant nylon construction, a spacious main compartment, exterior skateboard attachment with adjustable Velcro straps and abrasion-resistant composite exterior for easy and secure deck loading and a dual purpose carryall handle/padded shoulder straps with Velcro closure and stash pocket. The zippered side pocket contains a hideaway leash to create a rolling duffel when attached to your skateboard. Unfortunately, rad skateboarding skills are not included.
Ditch the dorky rolling suitcase and upgrade to a waterproof duffel like the Superdry Kitbag ($150). This heavy-duty duffel has a single inner compartment, adjustable over-shoulder padded straps and bag & shoulder strap logo prints. Its rugged enough to handle pretty much any trip you make. More colors available.